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Safe Rooms in an Unsafe World

One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words

Politics

USD 259 makes commitment to put a safe room in every school

WICHITA, Kansas – Across the country, we’ve seen the destruction that storms can cause for communities.

When the storms come, the damage they leave behind can be tremendous. 351 more words

News

Live from the 2015 International Builders Show – Give an Ordinary Room an Extraordinary Purpose

Last year, more than 50,000 attended the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), and organizers are expecting an even larger turnout this week in Las Vegas for… 562 more words

Disaster Safety

How To Set Up A Safety Plan

If you want to stay in a domestic violence relationship, it is very important you have a safety plan in place if a situation arises. You must remember that your safety is most important. 401 more words

Safety Guide to Africa (Part 1)

A recent poll carried out with SGA staff at the Nairobi office revealed the following statistics:

  1. Each employee had suffered almost 2 crimes in the last 2 years.
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Safety Tips

My Resilience Hero Series: Honoring Dr. Ernst Kiesling – Storm Shelter Pioneer and Friend to Disaster Safety

Whom do we have to thank for the concept of shelters that save lives in violent windstorms? Why can we depend on the quality of those shelters to withstand high winds that tear apart the structures that surround them? 512 more words

Resilience

What the rest of us do when the missiles are flying

If you live in one of those areas which Pikud HaOref classifies as “normal” but still have red alerts, you are caught between staying home and going stir crazy or attempting to salvage the summer vacation somehow…somewhere…without blowing the entire budget for a tzimmer in the Galil.   990 more words

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